Editor's note: This article was updated to provide more accurate information.
A wreck shut down roads near Crossroads when a major wreck impeded traffic on Friday afternoon.
The accident occurred on FM 2625 and FM 31 when an 18 wheeler was hit by a pickup truck. The 18 wheeler caught fire shutting down all four lane while emergency services personnel worked the accident. Steven Braswell, of Arp, was driving an 18-wheeler owned by SBS Services LLC. According to DPS, the elderly gentleman driving the pick up truck ran the stop sign/red light striking the 18-wheeler.
According to information released by the Texas Department of Public Service, Braswell was transported by air ambulance to LSU Hospital in Shreveport. According to information provided by friends and family, Braswell later died as a result of his injuries.